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Sunday | Viva El Birdos

Is A.J. Pierzynski just what the St. Louis Cardinals need?

Disclaimer : The ideas in this post contain my opinions only. They should, in no way, be considered the opinion of the Viva El Birdos writing staff as a whole, unless, of course, they choose to say so in the comments section.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, Matt Holliday

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Major Leaguers who, like Colin Bates, suffered from thoracic outlet syndrome

The sunglass case that usually holds Harrisburg Senators pitcher Colin Bates' rib, next to the player in the team dugout at Metro Bank Park.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Aaron Cook

Hays Daily News

Wainwright gets starting nod tonight

There was an instant during the announcement Monday that Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright almost mentioned the pitcher he might spend an entire career chasing except for this one time, this one night.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright, National League, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Morning Call

Hernandez, Wainwright named All-Star starters

Hernandez, 28, will be making his fifth All-Star appearance and will be the first Mariner pitcher to start the All-Star Game since Randy Johnson in 1997, as well as the first Venezuelan to ever start the game.


Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Filling in for Cole, Cumpton faces Lynn

When right-hander Brandon Cumpton was sent down to Triple-A at the end of June, the members of the Pirates' clubhouse said, "See you later" rather than "Goodbye."


Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Cumpton, Baseball Players, Gerrit Cole, Lance Lynn, Jaime Garcia, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia to undergo thoracic outlet surgery Friday

Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia will undergo thoracic outlet surgery Friday to relieve nerve issues in his pitching arm, shoulder and hand.


Related Topix: Sports, Jaime Garcia, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Jaime Garcia by the numbers

Cardinal fans are familiar with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome; the surgery, which involves removing a rib, was the same one performed on Chris Carpenter in 2012 and essentially ended his career.


Related Topix: Sports, Jaime Garcia, Baseball Players

Sat Jul 05, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Gonzales makes home debut in rubber game with Fish

Miami has won each of Alvarez's last nine starts, which matches Chris Hammond's club record set in the club's inaugural season of 1993.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Nick Markakis, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Jaime Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals

Merced Sun-Star

Garcia says he may need more surgery

Garcia's comments came as news to general manager John Mozeliak, who said he hadn't discussed the situation with the player.


Related Topix: Sports, Jaime Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball